#MoveMore Month with American Heart Association: Pre-Workout Stretching

#MoveMore Month with American Heart Association: Pre-Workout Stretching


Good night. Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Appointments available now. SERIES FOR “MOVE MORE MONTH” WITH THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CONTINUES THIS MORNING. THIS WEEK — IT’S ALL ABOUT THE PRE-WORK lifestyle. Now, all month I’ve been showing you really my day-to-day process and what I do to stay healthy. Well, my ending workout is all about something that really is often overlooked, that’s why I went to one of the experts to tell us the post-workout? Stretching, post-workout is when you’re actually going to get the most benefit from holding a stretch. The muscles are warm and receptive and stretching is going to help keep you from getting sore. It’s also going to keep mobility in that muscle that you just strengthened and shorten, so you definitely don’t want to skip it. So as mentioned, stretching, so important after a workout, because trust me, it’s going to hurt when you’re stretching it out but you’re going to feel a lot better the next day. All I do, I get on the roller and I just roll out my calves because that’s really the first thing when you get out of bed your feet are going to hit the floor and you’re going to feel that pain after that workout. You know it. So just roll out your legs. Make sure your legs and everything and you’ve got all that blood moving across your body. Rolling out that muscle so you’re good to go the next day. At my age, trust me, I hate getting ((CHRIS)) THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OFFERS SOME SIMPLE GUIDELINES IN LIVING A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. PUT IN AT LEAST TWO AND A HALF HOURS PER WEEK OF MODERATE ACTIVITY OR 75 MINUTES A WEEK OF AN ACTIVE WORKOUT. SPEND LESS TIME SITTING — EVEN LIGHT WE’LL HAVE MORE TIP ON OUR WEBSITE — NWA-HOMEPAGE-DOT- COM.

Author: Kevin Mason

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